New Podcast : Challenge Poverty Week Special [Podcast] EP54

Congreve, Emma and Birt, Chris and Kelly, Peter (2021) New Podcast : Challenge Poverty Week Special [Podcast] EP54. Fraser of Allander Institute, Glasgow.

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Episode Summary Emma Congreve is joined by Peter Kelly, Director of the Poverty Alliance and Chris Birt, JRF Associate Director Scotland, to talk about what is happening this week, including the new Poverty in Scotland report published by JRF. We also talk about current progress towards the Scottish child poverty targets, and what needs to be done in the months and years ahead in order to meet the targets, and the impacts this will have on society and the economy. Time stamps (00:53) Background to Challenge Poverty Week (08:32) Summary of JRF Poverty in Scotland 2021 (11:49) Overview of FAI modelling work on child poverty (15:01) Discussion on the child poverty targets